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  • Willmott Dixon and Home Group unite to refresh centre
    Kind hearted staff from Willmott Dixon and affordable housing provider, Home Group, have come together to give Ewanrigg and Netherton Community Centre a fresh new look.   The handy helpers from Cumbria spent a day painting the inside of the popular community centre to give it a new lease of...
    Thursday, 13 November 2014 @ 11:55
  • Maidstone celebrates construction milestone at new school
    A new primary school built to serve pupils across Maidstone has recognised a milestone in the construction of its state of the art facilities, at a special ‘Topping-Out’ ceremony.   Tiger Primary School, part of Future Schools Trust, held the ceremony in conjunction with Willmott Dixon. The ceremony was held...
    Thursday, 13 November 2014 @ 11:35
  • Willmott Dixon awarded second university school
    Willmott Dixon has followed its appointment in May by Birmingham University to build the UK’s first University Training School by being appointed for another university school. The University of Cambridge has awarded Willmott Dixon the £11million contract to build a primary school that will be operated by the university. Called...
    Tuesday, 11 November 2014 @ 12:34
  • Willmott Dixon helps St Albans charity make a difference
    Staff from the company behind three of the most important recent construction projects in St Albans showed they are just as adept at gardening as they are with building work. Over 40 employees from Willmott Dixon, which built the Westminster Lodge and Batchwood leisure facilities, and is currently on site...
    Thursday, 06 November 2014 @ 11:46
  • Making a case for improving household energy efficiency
    Willmott Dixon recently helped produce the report Building the Future on the financial benefits of making the UK’s housing stock more energy efficient.  It calls on the Government to treat energy efficiency as a major infrastructure priority, alongside road and rail-building programmes, because it clearly demonstrates that investment in such a...
    Monday, 03 November 2014 @ 14:04
  • Quality of Willmott Dixon people recognised at construction Oscars
    A record number of Willmott Dixon people were recognised for their project management quality and expertise at the construction industry’s ‘Oscars’. The company had 12 finalists at the Construction Manager of the Year (CMYA) awards and was the only one to win two gold medals on the night, with Ross...
    Friday, 31 October 2014 @ 12:22
  • Willmott Dixon chosen for Welsh ‘super’ school
    Willmott Dixon has been appointed to build a £34.5 million ‘super’ school for 3-19 year olds in Llandysul, Wales. In the biggest ever building commissioned by Ceredigion County Council, Willmott Dixon will create a new school that merges five schools: Ysgol Dyffryn Teifi, Aberbanc, Coedybryn, Llandysul, and Pontsian, to form...
    Wednesday, 22 October 2014 @ 13:59
  • Minister sees Willmott Dixon support UK timber industry
    The Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss MP saw first-hand how Willmott Dixon is backing the home grown timber industry on a major housing project in Kilburn, North London. UK-sourced timber is one of the main components in Willmott Dixon’s scheme to build 208 homes in South Kilburn for Catalyst Housing as...
    Monday, 13 October 2014 @ 16:54
  • Social value is 'untapped opportunity for our industry'
    Rick Willmott talks social value, carbon targets, the circular economy and leadership  "Sustainability is no longer a buzz word in our industry; most companies regard it as an important and necessary part of ‘how we do business’. The challenge now is where to take it next. The drivers that...
    Monday, 13 October 2014 @ 09:10
  • Willmott Dixon continues to invest in Birmingham skills
    Willmott Dixon has brought together ten unemployed people in Birmingham to renovate the Summerfield Community Centre in Winson Green and provide experience vital for getting jobs in construction. The company is working across the Midlands in partnership with Construction Youth Trust to up-skill hundreds of young people to fill the...
    Thursday, 09 October 2014 @ 10:40